This system will be undergoing maintenance Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM CDT.

Best Practices and Standards

We use best practices and apply standards to our work to ensure its long term preservation as well as availability on the Internet. Learn more here:

  • Equipment
    Details about the scanners and digital cameras we use for imaging.

  • Software
    Details about various software we use for digitization of items for the Portal.

  • Metadata
    Documentation for the qualified Dublin Core metadata we use to describe items in the Portal.

  • Scanning Standards
    Minimum requirements for bit-depth, color space, resolution, scale, and file format.